Isiah Coates (1905 - 1981)

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Isiah Coates
1905 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Isiah Coates was born on March 25, 1905. He died in September 1981 at 76 years old. We know that Isiah Coates had been residing in Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia 31520.

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Isiah Coates passed away in September 1981 at 76 years old. He was born on March 25, 1905. We are unaware of information about Isiah's surviving family. We know that Isiah Coates had been residing in Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia 31520.
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In 1905, in the year that Isiah Coates was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1929, he was 24 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1937, Isiah was 32 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1964, he was 59 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1981, in the year of Isiah Coates's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Willie Coates
Jan 21, 1923 - February 1984
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Floyd Coates
Feb 17, 1884 - January 1967
Moultrie, Georgia
Joseph Coates
Sep 4, 1917 - May 1980
Lake Worth, Florida
Maurice W Coates
Nov 18, 1965 - Apr 17, 2008
Barnesville, GA
Durant Coates
Jan 15, 1920 - January 1980
Tom R Coates
May 31, 1925 - Sep 2, 2000
Marietta, GA
Susan M Coates
Nov 12, 1948 - Jun 27, 1994
Sylvester Coates
Jul 24, 1944 - Oct 24, 2000
Cilla Coates
Jul 1, 1873 - January 1967
Eastman, Georgia
Jerry Coates
Feb 15, 1954 - Aug 12, 2008
Roosevelt Coates
May 28, 1910 - July 1971
Bellaire, Ohio
George Coates
Feb 28, 1898 - May 1970
Camden, New Jersey
Sallie Coates
Feb 15, 1909 - Jun 2, 1990
Maggie Coates
Jul 16, 1905 - February 1977
Georgia
Grace Coates
Nov 24, 1914 - August 1984
Lagrange, Georgia
J H Coates
Apr 16, 1917 - Apr 12, 1989
Griffin, GA
Anna B Coates
Nov 15, 1921 - Apr 15, 2002
Tampa, FL
B C Coates
May 27, 1915 - Oct 3, 1994
Moultrie, GA
Julia H Coates
Aug 19, 1893 - Jan 15, 1968
Griffin, GA
Willie C Coates
Oct 6, 1962 - Aug 22, 2011
McIntyre, GA

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